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REDWAY- Southern Humboldt residents filled the gymnasium of Redway Elementary School for a town hall meeting on Thursday.

The meeting was called in response to a petition started by the Garberville-Redway Chamber of Commerce. In the petition the chamber asked 2nd District Supervisor Estelle Fennell and Sheriff Mike Downey to provide more law enforcement service to Southern Humboldt....

EUREKA- The country celebrated national HIV testing day on Friday.

In Humboldt County local health clinics offered HIV testing for the community. According to the Center for Disease Control, almost one in six people do not know that they are living with the disease.  Six Rivers Planned Parenthood was one of those health clinics offering free, confidential rapid HIV testing. Visitors to...

CALIFORNIA- At the Eureka City School's Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday night, the budget was passed, along with the second phase of the Local Control Funding Formula, which Governor Brown put in the state budget last year.  The Local Control Funding Formula is required to be fully implemented in all California schools by July 1st.

The formula gives school districts more control...

WILLITS- Construction on part of the Willits Bypass Project was halted last week when the Army Corps of Engineers suspended their permits.  Friday morning, Caltrans sent a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers in an attempt to get those permits re-authorized.

"We believe that our letter addresses their concerns, both the items we feel that we've already complied with and that we laid...

FERNDALE- The rain couldn’t stop about 500 dogs from competing in the Lost Coast Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show" in Ferndale on Friday.

"It's a great place to come if you would like to learn more about different dog breeds and would like to see some beautiful representatives of each different dog breed.  And it's a great place to learn.  It's fun, we have some fun activities, as well.  ...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Thursday, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies assisted by the Humboldt County Drug Task Force, served a Humboldt County Superior Court search warrant on a residence and three properties approximately eight miles out Burr Valley Road, Dinsmore. 
 
When deputies...

KNEELAND- Authorities discovered 880 marijuana plants and a butane hash lab in Kneeland Wednesday.

Law enforcement officers made the discovery while serving a search warrant at a property on Mountain View Road. The plants were reportedly growing inside of four greenhouses. The hash lab and one pound of butane hash honey oil was found inside of a residence also on the property.

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EUREKA- Eureka city officials are working to clean up the Cummings Road Burn Ash Site because of the threat it imposes on the environment

“This burn dump was put into place it's estimated around 1930 and it's a way people dealt with garbage back then until the 1960s or so is when it ended,” said Linda Wise, Recology Humboldt County operations manager.

The burn ash site was closed...

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